In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, explores five important items and stories that Worcester and Central Massachusetts residents should keep a close eye on.

These five things can cover a whole range of subjects and issues that we feel are pertinent to understanding what’s going on in the city and the cities and towns surrounding Worcester.

In today’s edition – Monday, June 21 – access to Newton Hill is limited during the construction of the new Doherty High, summer tours of Polar Park start today, City Manager Edward Augustus will present his annual self-assessment on Tuesday, the Better Business Bureau has tips to avoid scams on Prime Day, and the next Angler Event series is scheduled for July 19.


Public Access to Newton Hill Limited During Doherty High Construction

With the school year over, work on the new Doherty Memorial High School will intensify, according to the City of Worcester.


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